Two newborn baby meerkats have made their first steps into the outdoor Tecton Reptillary enclosure. The tiny pups were born in the underground burrow around four weeks ago and made their public debut during the past week to join the mob’s 13 adults, much to the delight of our late summer holiday visitors. Assistant Curator, … Continue reading More meerkats!
Two hand reared DZG meerkats are settling into their new home at a Wyre Forest animal training centre. Nine year-old brothers Lucky and Marvin have joined a collection of exotic and farm critters at Wolverley Secondary School’s Animal Centre, which delivers BTEC Animal Care to the school’s students and hosts workshops for the local … Continue reading Meerkat move
It’s World Animal Day and our newest additions to the DZG collection have been spotted enjoying the autumnal sunshine. We’ve welcomed the birth of two baby meerkats in the Tecton Reptillary enclosure and Zoo Member, Kathryn Willett, was one of the first to catch their animal antics on camera. Assistant Curator Jay Haywood said: “The … Continue reading Newborn meerkats appear
Juicy pear kebabs were on the menu for our meerkat mob this week. Apprentice Jessica Edwards cut up chunks of the fruit before threading them on to a small branch and popping them into the meerkat enclosure. Assistant Curator Jay Haywood, said: “The kebabs didn’t last long, as the meerkats soon ate them up and … Continue reading Fruity meerkat meals